Saint John’s Abbey Volunteer Program
Position: Gift Shop Attendant
Number of persons needed: 6-10
Department: Abbey Gift Shop
Brief Summary of Assignment: Attending the Abbey Gift Shop, which is open from 10 am to 2 pm Monday through Saturday; from 5:30-7 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and occasionally on Sunday. Hours may be shortened in winter. Money is deposited in the Abbey Business Office daily.
Time Commitment: 2-4 hour shifts once a week. Can be more or less often as able/willing.
1 Open and close shop
2 Assist customers
3 Process transactions-credit card and make change for cash purchases
4 Re-stock and dust
5 Answer guests’ questions
Skills and Qualifications:
1 Project a friendly, welcoming presence
2 Excellent communication and people skills
3 Assist with and record purchases
5 Retail experience useful
6 Ambassador for Saint John’s
Team Leader: Sharon Schmitt
Location, working space, equipment, etc.: The Gift Shop is located in the entryway to the Great Hall. Desk space and chair provided. Credit card scanner and cash box on site.
Any questions: contact Eileen Haeg at 363-3304 or emailAbbeyVolunteers@csbsju.edu.